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Providing opportunities to students & staff of @OmahaPubSchool academic programs/enrichment activities beyond their budget constraints.
"Mount View kindergartners are grateful for our gifts. We love our new art supplies, the puppet theater, playing with the new community trucks and the whiteboard that has lines so that we can learn how to write." @OPS_MountView @OPS_Foundation #TeacherWishLists
"Thank you OPSF for supporting Bryan Middle School NJHS students and funding leadership opportunities. After reaching new heights in confidence, teamwork, and abilities to take chances without fear, they're ready to give back to our communities." Ryan Garcia @OPS_BryanMiddle
There's a Scholarship waiting for you! @OPS_Foundation @OmahaSchools https://t.co/v521AAJk2O
National Grandparents celebration September 11th, 10:00 am to 12:00 noon. OneWorld Community Health Center, 4920 S. 30th Street. All are welcome. Covid protocols in place. Learn more https://t.co/ig6zg1Ozjk
Kids Club Registration is open, Monday, September 6th, from 7:00 AM and 9:00 AM and 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM.
It will take 1 week to process registrations and the service will not be available to newly registered students until September 13th. https://t.co/ERUVjdnxEb
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Lifting the Facts. Envisioning Nebraska as the national beacon in economic security and opportunity for all children and families.
Despite being in the midst of a pandemic, new data from @uscensusbureau shows us that child poverty actually decreased in the United States in 2020 when taking into account the impact of cash transfers, income supports, nutrition assistance, and more. #EndChildPoverty
“We’re finding many people are just gone… They’ve already self-evicted.”
By @washingtonpost’s @kyletalking
Rent relief could save tenants from eviction. But advocates say many have already moved out.
A Washington Post analysis found that only 12 percent of the first round of the $25 billion of the Emergency R...
"In other words, paid leave is yet another example — and reinforcing factor – of a widespread system where some families in America have access to lots of resources and some do not."
Let's level the playing field and pass #PaidLeaveforAll.
Another case for paid family leave: Newborns’ brain development
A study on 3-month-olds points at another way the nation’s patchwork approach on family policy reinforces and perpetuates inequities.
Where state and local government job loss (excl. education) was greatest from July '19 - July '21:
1) New Mexico: -8.5%
2) New Hampshire: -7.6%
3) Connecticut: -7.6%
4) Louisiana: -7.5%
5) Illinois: -6.9%
Federal Investment in Early Education is on the Horizon. Here Are Our Questions. / New America Foundation / #preK #ECE #EarlyEd
Federal Investment in Early Education is on the Horizon. Here Are Our Questions.
The Biden administration and Democrats in Congress have a rare opportunity to secure meaningful investments in child ...